Funnyman Fred Willard Joins The Bold and the Beautiful

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Another Forrester will soon be creating drama in SoCal on

The Bold and the

Beautiful

. Comedy legend

Fred Willard

has landed a four-episode arc as Eric's (

John McCook

) brother, John.

According to

TV Guide Magazine's

Michael Logan

, John, an inventor/traveling salesman—who is also a bit of a party animal—comes to town to visit his brother and daughter, Ivy (

Ashleigh Brewer

). Willard, of

This Is Spinal Tap, Fernwood Tonight, Roseanne, Waiting For Guffman, Everybody Loves Raymond

and

Modern Family

fame, starts taping on Aug. 27. Look for his episodes to air at the beginning of October.

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